Table of Contents
Sunday Comic: The Best Song Ever #2A good band name is hard to find.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: X-MenFor anyone who feels irreducibly, irrefutably, DNA-level different.
Sunday Comic: We Love Puns"When I'm good, I'm very good. But when I'm bad I'm better." --KanMae West
We Tell Ourselves Stories in Order to LiveBooks about imagination, creation, and making things up.
Sunday Comic: The Best Song Ever #3Some things are more important than band practice.
Getting UnstuckWriters' thoughts on writer's block.
Work Hard and Be Kind: An Interview With Chris WareWe talk to the cartoonist about substance abuse, storytelling, and the reality of dreams.
November 7, 2012The difference between inside and out.
November 14, 2012And the world keeps spinning madly on.
November 21, 2012Things could be better.
November 28, 2012Including what is possibly the most meta diary entry ever written, by new staffer Nandi.
Dream a Little Dream of MeStars shining bright above you, night breezes seem to whisper.
Crazy for YouPhotos from our Rookie Yearbook One event with Best Coast at Space 15 Twenty.
Extraordinary MachineA robot finds love.
I Remember YesterdayEverything becomes a memory.
Candy Floss and Fairy TalesHanging out, having huge hair, the like.
Ice Cold DaydreamThe pretty pictures that hung out behind our content this month.
Crafting for DummiesTo me, "rick-rack" and "Mod Podge" sound like names for oatmeal from a fairy tale.
How to Start a BlogA primer.
How to Make Apple Cider JelloPull on a woolly sweater and let's do this.
Express YourselfPointers for aspiring poets.
DIY Scalloped ShelvesPut a border on it.
A Very Very Basic Guide to Taking a Better PhotoTips & tricks stolen from the pros.
Fifty Shades of CoolDebbie and Mitch are getting rowdy.
FrankenfoodsWeird culinary inventions.
Everyone, EverywhereAnother round of reviews of real-live human beings.
I Am Whatever I Say I AmA persona is a handy thing to have.
Whoppers!Liars and the lies they lie.
The Great PretenderTelling the truth about lying.
The Simple LifeWhat it’s like to live on a commune.
Only in My DreamsAll of my experiences are as much imagined as they are lived.
Give Up Giving UpHow to fight the self-saboteur in your head.
The Future Is HereMovies & TV shows about science, technology, and the creation of stuff.
Why Can't I Be You: Liz MeriwetherThe creator of New Girl on breaking into TV writing.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: The Mindy ProjectI would be content if it was just half an hour of all the characters talking over a screensaver.
Hero Status: BeyoncéIt’s good to be the queen.
Friday Playlist: Weird ScienceA soundtrack for your laboratory/spaceship/bedroom.
Do You Love Me Like You Used ToA premiere of the new video from Best Coast.
Friday Playlist: Elementary, My DearSongs that salute the periodic table.
Pure ImaginationMusic about invention/creation.
Friday Playlist: Rainy Day TunesFor gray days spent indoors.
Friday Playlist: Hanging Out With Violet BaudelaireSongs for our favorite enterprising orphan.
Theme Song: Tumor Puppies"Buzzkiller"
Friday Playlist: Monster MashupsWorlds collide.
Make Your Own FragranceMad-scientist up a signature scent.
Something BorrowedAn open-ended conversation about cultural appropriation.
Future BabesHow to dress for tomorrow today.
How to Find the Vintage Eyeglasses of Your DreamsIt’s basically exactly like online dating.
Learning the Face-ics, Lesson One: The FoundationIn this new video series, Amy Rose teaches us how to do all the "simple" makeup stuff that everyone else already seems to know, but...how?
Robot ReviewsWherein we assess our electrical friends.
How to Make a ComputerA DIY for the aspiring hacker.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Hedy LamarrMovie star by day, Nazi-fighter by night.
Lost Tomorrows of YesterdayInventions that died before their time.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Retro-futurismThose flying cars were supposed to be here any day now.
In the DarkroomIt was the one place I really felt powerful.
Just WonderingLittle answers to your big questions.
Sunday Video: Ask a Grown Woman With Tegan and SaraThey've been waiting their whole lives to do this.
Damn Girl Ya Look GoodClothes for allllll kinds of bodies. (Plus, we basically never stop talking about boobs.)
Friend CrushNovember 2012: Veronica and Hannah
DIY StickersBecause why not?
Look at the StarsAn astronomically cute photo set from a reader.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Chris WareHis books are as big and as small as the world.
Editor's LetterNovember 2012: Invention
Saturday Links: After Sandy EditionThinking of everyone affected by the storm.
Why Can't I Be You: Meredith KellyIn which we talk climate change, travel, and cosmogenic nuclide surface exposure dating. You know, the usual.
Across the DivideTips for negotiating political differences with your family.
Saturday Links: Boy Meets World (Again) EditionThere's so much to look forward to.
BoobsAn owner's guide.
Literally the Best Thing Ever: Yayoi KusamaWorshipping at the altar of the High Priestess of Polka Dots.
Saturday Links: New Dinosaur EditionA fresh face from the land before time.
Be Your Own BossTips for starting a business.
Why Can't I Be You: Jessica HischeTalking art school, Wes Anderson, and the importance of working hard in your 20s with an award-winning illustrator and graphic designer.
The World Is Bound With Secret KnotsAn interview with David Hildebrand Wilson.
Saturday Links: Giving Thanks EditionAnd thinking about Thanksgiving.